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    Two civilians killed after start of Ukraine cease-fire: pro-Kiev official
    Feb16

    Two civilians killed after start of Ukraine cease-fire: pro-Kiev official

    Two civilians were killed by rockets fired by rebels shortly after the start of a cease-fire in east Ukraine Sunday, a pro-Kiev official said, but most of the front line had fallen silent. An elderly man and woman died after Grad missile fire hit the town of Popasna in the Lugansk region some 20 minutes […] The post Two civilians killed after...

    World › Ukraine cease-fire largely holding; Debaltseve still tense
    Feb16

    World › Ukraine cease-fire largely holding; Debaltseve still tense

    A cease-fire that went into effect Sunday in eastern Ukraine appeared largely to be holding, although continued fighting over a bitterly contested railway hub is threatening to upend the delicate settlement. The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany, who last week brokered a deal to try to end the… …read more Source: Japan...

    Hackers steal US$300m from 100 banks
    Feb16

    Hackers steal US$300m from 100 banks

    IN late 2013, an automated teller machine (ATM) in Kiev started dispensing cash at seemingly random times of day. No one had put in a card, or touched a button. Cameras showed that the piles of money had been swept up by customers who appeared lucky to be there at the right moment. …read more Source: The Business...

    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town
    Feb15

    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town

    DONETSK/ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine’s rebels disavowed a new truce on Sunday hours after it took effect, saying it did not apply to the town where most fighting has taken place in recent weeks. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine truce largely observed except around flashpoint town
    Feb15

    Ukraine truce largely observed except around flashpoint town

    The sporadic bombardments targeting the key railway hub of Debaltseve – where thousands of Ukrainian soldiers are mostly surrounded by the rebels – could be heard kilometres away. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine says its forces were shot at 60 times since truce began
    Feb15

    Ukraine says its forces were shot at 60 times since truce began

    Ukraine’s military said on Sunday its forces had come under fire 60 times in the hours since a cease-fire came into force. Military spokesman Anatoliy Stelmakh told AFP that the key strategic town of Debaltseve remained the scene of most of the clashes and that pro-Russian rebels had fired Grad rockets at Ukrainian positions there. […] The...

    Netanyahu calls on European Jews to immigrate to Israel
    Feb15

    Netanyahu calls on European Jews to immigrate to Israel

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday reiterated his call on European Jews to immigrate to Israel, hours after an attack on a synagogue in Danish capital Copenhagen. “Jews have been murdered again on European soil only because they were Jews and this wave of terrorist attacks – including murderous anti-Semitic attacks – is expected...

    Russia Says Accords Underpinning Ukraine Truce Must be ‘Unconditionally Observed’
    Feb15

    Russia Says Accords Underpinning Ukraine Truce Must be ‘Unconditionally Observed’

    The package of measures underpinning a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine must be “unconditionally observed”, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said on today. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town
    Feb15

    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town

    Ukraine’s rebels disavowed a new truce on Sunday hours after it took effect, saying it did not apply to the town where most fighting has taken place in recent weeks. Guns fell abruptly silent at midnight across much of eastern Ukraine in line with the ceasefire agreement, reached after a week of marathon diplomacy led by France and Germany....

    Ukraine says forces shot at 60 times since truce began
    Feb15

    Ukraine says forces shot at 60 times since truce began

    Ukraine’s military said on Sunday that its forces had come under fire 60 times in the hours since a ceasefire came into force. …read more Source: The Times of...

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